SeaDAS Configuration and Requirements

SeaDAS is currently available for Linux, Mac OS X, and Windows. The Windows version currently does not support the science data processing code. The SeaDAS source code is publicly available.

Minimum Suggested Hardware:

Platforms Linux Intel Mac OS X
Memory 256 MB minimum, 1 GB+ suggested
Disk: SeaDAS software package (Display only version): ~200 MB SeaDAS software package (with processing capabilities for all sensors): ~5GB 10GB of free space is also suggested for rudimentary data processing and storage.
Display: 15” Console or X-terminal with 20MB memory 1280x1024 resolution 24-bit X display plane depth 256 colors display minimum

Requirements:

The core visualization package of SeaDAS is written in Java. A minimum Java JRE of version 1.8 is required. A suitable JRE is packaged with the Windows and MacOSX distributions. Linux users will need to separately install a suitable JRE.

Operating Systems: Linux: tested on Ubuntu (16.04 LTS) Intel Mac: OS X 10.12
Optional Compilers: gcc/g++/gfortran (version 4.5 or higher) or Intel Compilers
Program Version Notes
Java JRE 1.8 or above Windows and MacOSX distributions come with a suitable JRE Linux users will need to separately install a suitable JRE
Bash 4.x version 3.x should work, but not tested necessary only for science code
Python 2.6.5 or above necessary only for science code not (yet) compatible with version 3 and above
Git 1.7.9 or above necessary only for science code install/update option
cURL 7.x or above necessary only for science code install/update option